"You can give men food and leisure and amusements and good conditions of work, and still they will remain unsatisfied. You can deny them all these things, and they will not complain so long as they feel that they have something to die for."
"I want my food dead. Not sick, not dying, dead."Christopher Dawson on Oscar Wilde
"You can tell alot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans."Christopher Dawson on Ronald Reagan
"It's difficult to believe that people are still starving in this country because food isn't available."Christopher Dawson on Ronald Reagan
"You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I'm not hungry enough to eat six."Christopher Dawson on Yogi Berra
"Beware the hobby that eats."Christopher Dawson on Benjamin Franklin
"And so, today, if the state can no longer appeal to the old moral principles that belong to the Christian tradition, it will be forced to create a new official faith and new moral principles which will be binding on its citizens."
"The intercourse between the Mediterranean and the North or between the Atlantic and Central Europe was never purely economic or political it also meant the exchange of knowledge and ideas and the influence of social institutions and artistic and literary forms."
"Law describes the way things would work if men were angels."
"As soon as men decide that all means are permitted to fight an evil, then their good becomes indistinguishable from the evil that they set out to destroy."
"Moreover, behind this vague tendency to treat religion as a side issue in modern life, there exists a strong body of opinion that is actively hostile to Christianity and that regards the destruction of positive religion as absolutely necessary to the advance of modern culture."